cswiger at mac.com
Mon Sep 12 12:07:17 PDT 2005
On Sep 12, 2005, at 1:58 PM, Kiffin Gish wrote:
> CPU: Mobile Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 - M CPU 2.00GHz (1993.54 686-
> class CPU)
> and for my web server, dmesg shows the same thing although is has a
> AMD Sempron 1800BOX3100+
> I see in the documentation that CPUTYPE=i686 is for older Pentium
> types, so
> does that mean I should use CPUTYPE=i686 (even though dmesg shgows
> '686-class CPU')
> And my kernel file then? cpu I686_CPU or I586_CPU.
> What should I use for my laptop? For my web server?
Both of your machines are 686-class machines, using -mpentium or -
mpentiumpro would be fine. There is an advantage to not compiling
the kernel with 386 and 486 suppport, but after that the difference
between 586 and 686 is fairly minimal....
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